April 19, 1955 Dear Mr. Calt: On March 22nd you wrote to me asking for some...– David Ogilvy - I am a lousy copywriter He’s an inspiration.
A wonderful little story about five-year-old Albert Einstein, who was very slow...– New – a cultural history and future of neophilia, our compulsive need for novelty and change. (via taylorlorenz)
As we mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we must remember that this...– President Obama’s statement on the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade (via barackobama)
A single guy who’s barely making rent saying he doesn’t want kids is like a...– I Don’t Think I Want Kids Hahahaha can’t stop picturing a horse with an iPad. Thanks for sharing, Kim.
The system is hidebound, expensive and elitist, they say. Peer review can take...– Cracking open the scientific process in NYT Great article on the idea of open science
Great love affairs start with Champagne.– Honore de Balzac (via taylorlorenz)
There is no debate here. It’s just scientists versus non-scientists. And since...– Bill Maher, on climate change: Live With All (via cocknbull) It’s as simple as that folks. (via wespeakfortheearth)
Self-control is something for which I do not strive. Self-control means wanting...– Franz Kakfa, Aphorisms (1918). (via fuckyeahexistentialism) Thanks Kakfa. You make me feel better about my (lack of) new year’s resolutions.
I spend a lot of time thinking about home and what it means to me. Having moved several times in the last 4 years, I interchange the word home with whatever – and whomever – I’m missing at the moment. And it certainly felt like I was home when I went back to Colorado for the holidays. I spent the week in a state of euphoria with family and the friends who’ve become my family over the years. But as...